Teachers and Librarians

Whether you teach first grade or run the high school library, D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet is a book for your students. With rhyming text for each alphabet letter that can be read aloud to children in kindergarten and early elementary classes, sidebars present university-level information so older students can learn about each topic, too! Inspirational and motivational, many facts and much of the information presented in this book has never before appeared at a children’s level.

* Author Visits
To schedule a virtual Skype author visit to your classroom or library, contact Nancy I. Sanders at jeffandnancys@gmail.com for her fees and arrangements.

* 50 Nifty States Virtual Book Tour
Join in and celebrate African American history with your classroom from state to state and from sea to shining sea! Visit the site to discover the details.

Virtual Book Tour, 2012
Join in the five stops on this Virtual Book Tour where the author talks about the journey her book has taken and how teachers can use it in their classroom.
Day 1: Meet Author Nancy I. Sanders
Day 2: The Writer’s Life
Day 3: Tips for Teachers
Day 4: Tips for Writers
Day 5: On the Go with Author Nancy I. Sanders
Live audio interview on Book Bites for Kids

Virtual Book Tour, 2008
Invite your students to follow along with the author as she launched this book on its way to success through cyberspace in the tour that took place in 2008.

* Teacher’s Guide
Reproducible worksheets and fun activities are available on this free, downloadable teacher’s guide for D is for Drinking Gourd.

Listen to a live interview of the author talking about the book on Book Bites for Kids.

Learn more about the author and discover more classroom resources at TeachingBooks.net.